I never knew how strongly one can be supported (mentally) by choosing hiking to be their number one pastime activity. I never knew how immune one can become to all the hustle and bustle of the world, once up there, looking at it all from a bird’s point of view. Just like a dog is… continue reading →
This industry has proved to be quite a popular one in the last couple of years showing progressive and stable growth. This includes increased sales on athletic apparel, sports nutrition supplements and sporting equipment. This is all thanks to increasing job opportunities, the rise in the average wage, and Australians being more focused on leading healthier more active lives. Social media and marketing strategies have also influenced this markets growth by convincing consumers that by purchasing athletic apparel it will help them reach their health and fitness goals.
The industry has grown substantially with 22.6% in online stores and 14.6% increases at retail stores. Revenue and values have also been equally impressive with online sales grossing 71 million Australian dollars and retail stores grossing a huge 2 billion Australian dollars. With more Australians becoming more technologically advanced and with technology moving forward the demand has created more than 6,792 jobs for Australians as well. Both sectors of this industry only seem to have great futures with online rising 14.6% while retail fronts have risen 8.8% and are only expected to keep rising a further 5.0% for every year in the foreseeable future.
Trends come and go and is what is keeping this industry alive and well, as well as the online front expanding to consumers all over the globe. Consumers are not limited to Australia wide anymore with more countries showing interest in Aussie businesses and sports nutrition supplements and athletic apparel which will probably only keep expanded and reaching to places it hasn’t gone before.
Fat fat go away, come again another day. Wouldn’t it be great if you could lose weight without diet or exercise? It sure would but as they say – no pain, no gain. Smart nutrition and regular working out are key to losing weight and keeping it off. And few supplements too. Not any supplements… continue reading →
Stepping into the backcountry for a hike or a night or two camping is always a thrilling and exciting experience. What will make your whole experience complete though, is bringing the right hiking and camping gear with you. You might use some of these essentials on short routine trips, but you have probably never thought… continue reading →
Since today there are literally hundreds of pairs of skateboard shoes on the market, choosing the right ones for you can be a truly difficult task, especially if you’ve just entered the exciting world of skateboarding. That’s precisely why I’ve decided to write a short but informative and thus useful article about the things you… continue reading →
Diving has always been a pretty challenging activity for me; it requires great physical strength to fight the water pressure that doesn’t allow you to move freely, an ability to control your breathing and to work with the breathing system, and of course, to be able to orientate yourself and not panic in case something… continue reading →
People have always been fascinated by technology, innovations and loved staying in the company of machines, be it for business and profitable purposes or personal use. Though nowadays we’re in their company most of the day, it doesn’t mean we get to use most of them. Take motorbikes for example, they’ve been around us for… continue reading →
There’s no doubt that exercising is good for your health – both physical and mental. Studies have shown that people who exercise regularly have a lower risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even cancer. It has also been proven that regular physical activity can also improve self-esteem, the quality… continue reading →
In recent years, bicycles have been all the rage. More and more people are shifting towards living a healthier lifestyle and using a bicycle as a means for transport and exercise. This trend doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon, and in fact it seems like its only increasing in popularity. Whether you… continue reading →
Besides fishing, hunting is the second most preferred sport among men. The thrill, adrenaline, and adventure cannot be compared to anything else. This is a sport that has been around since ancient times when the main source of food were the animals you yourself catch and kill, however, hunting has evolved a lot since those… continue reading →
Roller skating in Perth is considered a rather fun family activity; there are skating centres and parks all around the city where families and friends can spend some quality fun time and do some exercising as well. That being said, having a pair of skates in your footwear arsenal would be nice, so you can… continue reading →